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Post which screening and/or assessment tool(s) you would use in your practice. Explain why you identified the specific instrument(s) given the type of practice and client population with whom you would like to work. Explain how and when you would use the tool(s). Explain how you would use the information gathered from the tool in a session. The area in which I desire to practice is the field of mental health specifically with adolescence. The tool that I would use in my practice would Trauma Screening Life Event Checklist( LEC) . According Kisiel, Summersett-Ringgold, Weil, & McClelland (2017), “Childhood trauma is one of the country’s most serious concerns”. In many cases experiencing trauma is what can contribute to mental health especially in children. Using this checklist will help be identify what the child had gone through and to what extent. “Childhood trauma can lead to an increased risk of emotional, behavioral, physical, and interpersonal difficulties” (Ford et al. 2010). The use of LEC will help me identify the appropriate interventions to incorporate in their treatment. This

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